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Acquisition case studies: analysis of enterprise acquisitions by telecoms operators

Terry van Staden Analyst, Research

"Acquisitions are an effective means of penetrating the ICT market, thereby helping operators to obtain both new business and the products and people required to become ICT providers."

Growing ICT revenue is a key aim for many operators. This report provides case studies of ICT acquisitions made by telecoms operators and assesses the role of M&A for other operators.

This report provides:

  • case studies of acquisitions of ICT players made by telecoms operators including AT&T, Telefónica and Swisscom
  • an analysis of the acquisitions made by operators
  • recommendations for operators considering similar investments.